SWEET & TANGY SLOPPY JOES

Sweet & Tangy Sloppy Joes --
Lean Cut30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 20 to 25 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  2. 1 medium yellow, green or red bell pepper, chopped
  3. 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  4. 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) regular or reduced-sodium spicy 100% vegetable juice
  5. 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  6. 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  7. 4 whole or honey wheat hamburger buns or Kaiser rolls, split

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SWEET & TANGY SLOPPY JOES

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, bell pepper and onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occassionally.
  2. Stir in vegetable juice, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered,  7 to 9 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated and thickens slightly, stirring occasionally.
  3. Evenly place beef mixture on bottom half of each bun; close sandwiches.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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